Sripali Shiromala WeerakkodyAll-rounder
National SideSri Lanka
Date of Birth07-01-1986
Place of BirthKirindiwela, Sri Lanka
Batting StyleLeft-hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Sripali Weerakkody is amongst the most experienced players of Sri Lanka. She plays as an all-rounder in the team but mostly contributes through her bowling.The medium-pacer made her international debut in 2006 against Pakistan and ever since then, became a key member of the side.
Not a specialized bowler in the initial run of her career, Sripali continued playing regularly and improved thereon, becoming an asset for the national set-up. Her skills were nourished with the added advantage of pace and consistency marked by an economical bowling average.
At present, she is the lead pacer of the team who rallies around the younger lot, giving crucial advice to the likes of Ama Kanchana and Eshani. Her experiences and skills always help the team at crucial stages. At present, she is the most economical bowler of her team and keeps a constant tab on the scoring rates.